Quark was the king back in the day, but Adobe came along and knocked it off its laurel. It’s still about and we still use it on the odd occasion. We can’t really forget it, we used it a lot back in the old days of design.
The heavy weight of image editors, its ability to do anything that makes it the champ in the ring. Originally launched in 1990 it has grown to become a powerful beast capable of producing anything. Photoshop can edit and compose raster images in multiple layers and supports masks, alpha compositing and several color models including RGB, CMYK and much more.
The big vector man in the world of vectors, we love it and have been using it for a long time. the perfect solution for logos, infographics and web graphics and a lot more.
Indesign is the industry standard leading software for page layout for print and digital media. We have been using it since it first launched back in 1999. It’s the best tool on the planet for desktop publishing and typesetting. It’s the stablemate for graphics designs and digital creatives.
5 years later, it’s gaining traction, Designer is the Adobe Illustrator alternative and gives Illustrator a run for its money. We have excellent working knowledge and we enjoy using this software as its essential that we embrace new software and keep up to date.
The alternative to Indesign that’s gaining ground for design work, it’s great to see something new on the scene and we think it’s going to get a greater foot hold over time as the price is amazing.